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people kicking squirrels ?

by lcarreau » Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:50 am

"Turkey Vultures always vomit when they get nervous."

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Re: people kicking squirrels ?

by seano » Fri Aug 08, 2014 7:02 pm

I can't say I haven't been tempted by the overfed, begging, thieving creatures found at Grand Canyon and Yosemite. But, like their vermin cousin the pigeon, they're usually smart enough to stay just out of foot range.

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Re: people kicking squirrels ?

by mountainhare » Sat Aug 09, 2014 12:31 am

I am surprised that it warranted a 2:27 special report on the local news, but it's their right to use the airtime as they see fit. Clearly unnecessary and heartless; there are far too many idiots.

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Re: people kicking squirrels ?

by Marcsoltan » Sat Aug 09, 2014 2:50 am

Disturbing!
Heartless son of a bitch.

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Re: people kicking squirrels ?

by lcarreau » Thu Aug 21, 2014 2:56 am

Hope they catch him and they can drop kick him off the Eiffel Tower.
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Re: people kicking squirrels ?

by Matt Lemke » Thu Aug 21, 2014 3:50 am

I run over these little varmits all the time lol.

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Re: people kicking squirrels ?

by JHH60 » Thu Aug 21, 2014 3:52 am

At least it's not.... Cat Juggling!...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bGVT4-1DBU

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Re: people kicking squirrels ?

by lcarreau » Fri Aug 22, 2014 2:59 am

Matt Lemke wrote:I run over these little varmits all the time lol.




So do I, but I heard if you worship squirrels then women will notice you more .... :roll:
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Re: people kicking squirrels ?

by colinr » Fri Aug 22, 2014 3:14 am

I don't mind my cat eating them on my own land, and there is something about driving a car that dulls the regret of accidently smashing one here and there, but intentionally killing one on public lands with premeditation involved is rightfully considered criminal. I'd make exceptions for legal hunting scenarios followed by grilling with butter and garlic. I bet Larry would even eat it if someone else did all the work for him.

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Re: people kicking squirrels ?

by Yury » Fri Aug 22, 2014 3:34 am

SeanReedy wrote:... intentionally killing one on public lands with premeditation involved ...
Why are you talking about killing a squirrel?
Squirrel is lightweight enough that it would survive a fall from any height.
Even a lighter cat would survive a fall from a highrise building.

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Re: people kicking squirrels ?

by colinr » Fri Aug 22, 2014 3:53 am

Yury wrote:Even a lighter cat would survive a fall from a highrise building.



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Re: people kicking squirrels ?

by Tonka » Fri Aug 22, 2014 11:20 pm

Yury wrote:
SeanReedy wrote:... intentionally killing one on public lands with premeditation involved ...
Why are you talking about killing a squirrel?
Squirrel is lightweight enough that it would survive a fall from any height.
Even a lighter cat would survive a fall from a highrise building.


You may be right! He could've skidded to a stop in some soft scree and was rescued by marmots and nursed back to squirrel health. :)

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Re: people kicking squirrels ?

by Tonka » Fri Aug 22, 2014 11:21 pm

Wait...there are no marmots in the grand canyon.

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Re: people kicking squirrels ?

by mountainhare » Sat Aug 23, 2014 12:06 am

Yury wrote:Squirrel is lightweight enough that it would survive a fall from any height.


This thought struck my mind too, although I was unable to find any previous research studies with a definitive answer. Depends on the setting. If it was one of those thin wild squirrels way in the backcountry, its survival may be plausible. But if it was one of those rotund, tourist-fed squirrels that lives in a highly-visited area, all bets are off.

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